[Mageia-sysadm] Packages SVN
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Nov 3 10:20:16 CET 2010
On Wed, 03 Nov 2010, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le mardi 02 novembre 2010 à 11:04 +0100, Olivier Blin a écrit :
> > Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com> writes:
> > > On 1 November 2010 16:25, nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org> wrote:
> > >> We lose all svn history, but it allows us to have a much smaller
> > >> repository (without all the tarballs history), and we can keep a
> > >> readonly copy of Mandriva repository somewhere for reference.
> > >>
> > >> What do you think ?
> > >
> > > Loosing history makes me cry.
> > > Couldn't we try to script sg that removes the big objects from SVN
> > > while exporting/reimporting it?
> > IIRC, there was such a script being worked on at Mandriva, bogdano or
> > spuk would know.
> I am pretty sure that Thierry can write one for us :)
If it works well. But I'm not sure it is easy to do.
> > About losing history, maybe it's something we will have to go through,
> > not to risk importing copyrighted/trademarked material.
> What would be trademarked in the svn log ?
Mandriva logos for instance.
> And more ever, what would be trademarked that we could not remove once
> we found out ?
> One reason to keep history is that it contains the name of those who
> worked on the spec, and thus may be required as they have a part of the
> copyright on the spec files. And therefor, dropping this information may
> actually be illegal.
We would keep the rpm changelog at least.
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